Live Theater

Cirque Dreams Holidaze Sets New Christmas Tradition For St. Louis Families

Posted: December 23, 2010 at 9:42 am   /   Featured, Live Theater, Local

The holiday season is upon us, and what better than to gather with your family and celebrate with a classic show? Well, I’ll tell you what might just be better – Cirque Dreams Holidaze! This is not your parents’ circus. Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a rock opera, circus, musical, and holiday show – all rolled […]

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Spider-Man Broadway Musical Sees More Problems

Posted: December 21, 2010 at 2:54 pm   /   Live Theater, Local

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has been a snowball rolling downhill for some time now.  I thought it would be nice to not just give you the latest disaster for the Broadway musical but give you a timeline of the problems that it has faced. After several readings of the script in 2007, the production […]

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“Cirque Dreams Holidaze” Is Coming to the Fox Theatre! Interview with Aerial Angels Marque and Becky Ohmes

Posted: December 15, 2010 at 7:46 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

“Cirque Dreams Holidaze” returns to the fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from December 21 to 29. Marque and Becky Ohmes are stunt professionals and performers who have over 10 years of experience working in aerial acrobatics. For the past two years, the couple has been performing in “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” as aerial angels. I […]

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Interview with Paul Kerr, Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” Opening at The Fox Theatre December 9!

Posted: December 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

“A Christmas Carol” returns to the fabulous Fox Theatre from December 9 – 12. Paul Thomas Kerr has appeared throughout the country in national tours of Pirates of Penzance, Can-Can, Pajama Game, Tintypes, and 1776, and Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s A Christmas Carol as Christmas Present. Regional credits include director and actor at Cornwell’s Theatre, Derby […]

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Edison and Metro Theater Company Presenting Adaptation of Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” Jan. 7 to 23

Posted: December 4, 2010 at 6:30 pm   /   Live Theater, Local

Edison and Metro Theater Company are presenting an adaptation of one of the greatest young adult books ever made. It has been one of my personal favorites for a long time, and a stage adaptation has me highly intrigued. I’m really interested to see how they adapt some of the more visual aspects of the […]

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‘Nutcracker’ at the Fox Kicks Off Holidays in St. Louis With Superb Performance

Posted: December 3, 2010 at 1:04 pm   /   Featured, Live Theater, Local

The Joffrey Ballet’s production of ‘Nutcracker” at the Fox Theatre is a wonderful way to start the Christmas season. One of the most beloved ballets of all time, “The Nutcracker” tells the story of Clara and her brother Fritz. It is Christmas Eve, and family and friends have all gathered at the Stahlbaum residence. Dr. […]

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Come See the Joffrey Ballet in Nutcracker at the Fox Theatre – Opening Tonight!

Posted: December 2, 2010 at 7:51 am   /   Live Theater, Local

Open the first present of the season with Nutcracker at the Fox! The Joffrey Ballet’s inspired production of The Nutcracker overflows with riches. Luscious Victorian sets and costumes, dancing of “exceptional fire and exuberance” (Chicago Sun-Times), Tchaikovsky’s evergreen score played live by the Ballet Orchestra of St. Louis, and “charming performances by talented young area […]

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“The Wizard of Oz” Plays Fox Theatre November 26-28! Interview With Toto’s Nationally Renowned Trainer Bill Berloni

Posted: November 25, 2010 at 10:34 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

Don’t miss “The Wizard of Oz” when it comes to St. Louis, for a limited engagement staring Friday, November 26 through November 28. I had the chance to talk with Bill Berloni, founder of William Berloni Theatrical Animals, who did the training for Toto in the show – as well as most of the animals […]

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to “The Wizard of Oz” at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, Nov. 26-28!

Posted: November 23, 2010 at 7:31 am   /   Live Theater, Local, St. Louis Events

There’s no place like the Fabulous Fox Theatre… when “The Wizard of Oz” comes to St. Louis. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, Lion and all of your favorite characters from November 26 – 28, 2010! This magical production, based on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, is presented with breathtaking special effects […]

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Batman Live Show Launched – World Arena Tour Video and Pictures

Posted: November 13, 2010 at 11:08 am   /   Live Theater, Local, Movie News

Holy world arena tour Batman! Ideas for live Batman shows, musicals, theatre productions, etc. have been thrown around for a long time now. The closest that came to fruition as of late was Warner’s “Batman: The Musical” – but it was canceled due to low expectations. Well, it looks like the wait is finally over […]

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